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Tag: ALABAMA POWER

Krysten Caddel
NPR report finds Matrix paid ABC News reporter to use credentials to give unfavorable coverage to Florida foes

Less than a week after NPR claimed to discover financial connections between a consulting firm representing two Southern power companies and several statewide media outlets, a further report claims there are ties between the same firm and a reporter with ABC News.

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NPR report finds Alabama Power, Matrix connections to statewide news sites Yellowhammer, Alabama Political Reporter

An investigation conducted by several reporters with NPR claims to have discovered financial connections between a consulting firm representing Alabama Power and several statewide media outlets, including Alabama Political Reporter and Yellowhammer.

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State sending nearly $50 million in grants to local agencies to help low-income households with rising utility costs

The state will be sending almost $50 million to low-income households this winter and next summer to help with increasingly unmanageable utility costs.

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41% of Alabama households reducing basic expenses to pay energy bills

Over 41% of Alabama households reduced basic expenses such as medicine or food to afford energy costs in the last 12 months, according to a recent LendingTree survey.

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Alabama Power increases rate, blames 'unprecedented inflation and economic conditions'

On Tuesday, Alabama Power announced a rate increase for customers starting in 2023.

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Alabama Power CEO Mark Crosswhite retiring ‘to spend more time with family’

Alabama Power President and CEO Mark Crosswhite announced Monday his retirement from the company at the end of 2022. 

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Alabama Power top donor to incoming Speaker Ledbetter’s PAC in 2022

Alabama Power Company was the top donor to the political action committee (PAC) of incoming Speaker of the House Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) in 2022.

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Alabama Power announces rate hike, blames rising fuel costs

Alabama Power is raising its prices starting this December to combat rising fuel costs and increased demand.

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Environmental groups sue Alabama Power over coal ash in Mobile River floodplain

Environmental groups are suing Alabama Power over the storing of coal ash on the banks of the Mobile River.

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PSC president Twinkle Cavanaugh blames Biden war on fossil fuels for higher fuel costs, utility rates

Alabama Power Company customers will see an increase in their power bills starting this month, which according to the utility, fuel costs are to blame for the increase.

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South Alabama nonprofit threatens to sue Alabama Power over coal ash

An Alabama environmental group announced on Wednesday its intent to file a lawsuit against Alabama Power, in response to plans for coal ash on the banks of the Mobile River.

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Residents to see slight increase in power bills, according to Alabama Power

Alabama Power has announced that customers can expect to see an increase in energy costs in the month of August.

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Can Alabama's power grid handle more electric vehicles?

Gas prices continue to skyrocket, causing many to consider electric vehicles (EVs) as a viable alternative of transportation and leaving others to wonder if the state's power grid can handle the additional load.